Employment Law

Employment and Industrial Law

  • redundancy (eg pay entitlements)
  • termination (eg avenues to challenge, rights to enforce)
  • discrimination (eg sexual harassment and race discrimination)
  • restraint of trade ( eg enforceability and implementation)
  • employment law compliance reviews including attendance at client’s premises

Drafting contracts and terms of engagement for:

  • employees ranging from award to executive level
  • independent contractors

Advising on the management of employees including:

  • poor performance
  • injury or illness

OHS advice including:

  • defences and pleas to prosecution actions
  • drafting workplace policies
  • preparing checklists/handbooks
  • designing audit tools
  • conducting OHS audits and employment law compliance reviews including attendance at the client’s premises
  • designing and conducting workshops to educate and assist employers meet their obligations
  • writing newsletters

Consulting with industry associations, WorkCover and technical safety experts

Advising on award interpretation

Advising on the operation of the Fair Work Act and other employment legislation

Preparation of collective agreements and assistance in negotiations

Drafting submissions to government on behalf of industry